Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing

CMI staff A 31-year-old lieutenant has been missing from Cannon Air Force Base for one week, according to base officials. Lt. Scott W. Lee was last seen at 11 a.m. March 12 at his apartment in Clovis. He was scheduled to report for duty at Cannon on March 13 but never reported. A Cannon press […]

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Lost something? Not my problem

Marla Jo Fisher If my kids were cast into an episode of the TV show “Lost,” they would have to stay that way. Forever. This is because I have a very firm rule in my house: I do not look for kid stuff. Period. Exclamation point. End of paragraph. Some people think this one is […]

Community briefs — July 4

Police need help finding dog State police are asking for help to find a missing search and rescue dog. The missing dog is a large black labrador retriever named Chance. Chance weighs 75 pounds, has a long tale and floppy ears, is seven years old and is very laid back and friendly. Call state police […]

Missing keys cause frustration

Russell Anglin There’s nothing quite like scrambling to find the unattainable, seeking the invisible. Depending on how vital the object is to our well being, we may just decide that the effort spent searching is too costly for our consideration, so we sit out the quest and chalk up our losses. Other times, like when […]

03-18-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 10:44 a.m., a female employee of a business on east Route 66 Boulevard requested an officer in reference to a possible shoplifting incident. The caller said […]

Stolen trailer recovered, tools still missing

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A black trailer stolen early this month from the Route 66 Ethanol plant has been recovered, but tools remain missing, police said. A welder and accessories and other power tools were stolen from the plant. Brian Wink, the trailer’s owner, said the tools and trailer have a combined value […]

To catch a thief: $4k reward offered

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $4,000 reward is being offered in hopes of recovering $30,000 in tools that are missing from the Route 66 Ethanol plant, said Brian Wink, project supervisor at the plant. Wink said his job trailer and tools were taken sometime between 6 p.m. April 4 and 8 a.m. April […]

Community Notes: Rattler seeking missing 1958 grads

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School class of 1958, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at this year’s Rattler Reunion, is trying to locate and contact missing class members, said Don Newman, a member of the 1958 class who now lives in Georgia. “We are trying to contact every class member that we […]

Photographs hold our memories that go beyond the whirl of tornadoes

A tornado is a terrible thing – as many people in Logan and Clovis have come to know first-hand. Those winds, which the National Weather Service said peaked at 105 mph, did terrible damage to Logan. They took off roofs, slapped houses on top of cars, spread people’s belongings far, far away. Insurance, aid from […]

County cattle theft suspected

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A rancher in the Obar area of Quay County is offering a $10,000 reward for information about more than a dozen missing calves. “Some were taken about two weeks ago, and then there’s at least six that we haven’t seen by their mothers,” said Bryan Rinestine of Rinestine Ranch, […]